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Friday, May 25

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    -Carol Tomlinson, author of The Differentiated Classroom
    What do we have for Super Star Math Homework?
    No Superstar Math this week
    SUPER STAR MATH
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    {Venus Week XXV.pdf}
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    No Superstar Math this week
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    For this past week of May 14th:
    First Grade:
    First graders continue to work atare finishing the Creative Synthesis levelpublication of Bloom's Taxonomy in our Famous People Unit. The girls have finished publishing their writing piece on their choice of a famous person who they think would make a good principal.project. Next week we will go online to find pictures to add toshare our final project.work.
    Second Grade:
    Last weekStudents are writing a piece on the similarities and differences we narrowed down our partners to the state of Massachusetts in the Northeast region of the United States! We have now found thembetween our area and our artifact box exchange partner class in the town of Middleton, just about 25 miles north of Boston,Massachusetts at the Howe-Manning Elementary School. OurThis final piece of this project will to share in a short writing piecehighlight what we
    Third Grade:
    ThirdThis week third graders have completed their publishing of a writing which compares the setting of The Green Book, Shine, with Earth. They did a great job of encouraging othersworked to read the text by giving them glimpses into some of the more dire events which may impact the survival of the characters. This week the kids also began reading some mysteries which
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    solved using good text analysis of suspect and crime scene information and forensic evidence!
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    with DNA evidence!evidence and a theft at a football game with fingerprint clues!
    Fourth Grade:
    The kids have begun evaluatingcontinue to evaluate their Google
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    presentations on theira variety of legacy topics.
    Fifth Grade:
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    week, however they still foundhad time to think about the transferable skills they already possess to help them build kid-friendly resumes. Some of them have also startedshow off their creative sides by designing business
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    their chosen careers!career and also helped to label artifacts for our district time capsule. What a huge help they were! Please see below for slide presentation from the middle school transition night.
    "Whether you think you can or think you can't- you are right." -Henry Ford
    Announcements, Resources, & Reminders: = =
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    "Whether you think you can or think you can't- you are right." -Henry Ford
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    Hope everyone enjoyed themselves at our first PAGE sponsored Explorathon!
    Thanks to all who presented and attended to make the evening a success!!

    First Grade:
    Second Grade:
    Third Grade:
    Fourth Grade:
    Fifth Grade: {2018 Transition Night.ppt}
    Click on file for Thursday evening's Middle School LEAP Transition Night Information

    Here are a few great websites for all grades to try:
    Mensa for Kids
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Friday, May 18

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    The girls are usinghave finished publishing their completed research to publish a piece of writing aboutpiece on their choice
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    good principal. Next week we will go online to find pictures to add to our final project.
    Second Grade:
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    partners to the state of Massachusetts in the Northeast
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    them in Massachusetts. Our final research will involve figuring out their city or town. We will be finishing up with our final text of the year- Punished. It is a fun read fulltown of different typesMiddleton, just about 25 miles north of figurative language. The kids are having fun finding examplesBoston, at Howe-Manning Elementary School. Our final piece of puns, oxymorons, anagrams, redundancies and palindromes!this project will to share in a short writing piece what we have learned!
    Third Grade:
    Third graders are working to publish a writing piece they have completed their publishing of a writing which compares
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    Earth. They are attempting to encouragedid a great job of encouraging others to
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    the characters. NextThis week we'll begin to readthe kids also began reading some mysteries
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    using forensic evidence! We have already solved a burglary at a book fair with DNA evidence!
    Fourth Grade:
    ThenThe kids had a good time adding tohave begun evaluating their knowledge of legacy at the Michener MuseumGoogle Slide presentations on Thursday and even came home with some great self-portraits! Now that their researchlegacy topics. This is complete, fourth graders are working onpart of the Creative Synthesisfinal evaluation component of theirthe Big 6 Research Projects on Legacy. They are creating Google slideProcess. The kids have been using each other's presentations onnow to learn more about the legacies
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    such as Malala Yousafzai, Henry Ford, Jacques Cousteau,Ben Franklin, Milton Bradley, Steve Jobs, Jane Goodall, William ShakespeareClara Barton and Ruby Bridges.Theodore Roosevelt.
    Fifth Grade:
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    have been using ideasextremely busy this week, however they still found time to think about the transferable skills
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    them build a kid-friendly resume. Next week we willresumes. Some of them have some funalso started designing business cards for ourtheir chosen careers!
    "Whether you think you can or think you can't- you are right." -Henry Ford
    Announcements, Resources, & Reminders: = =
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    What do we have for Super Star Math Homework?
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    {Earth{Venus Week XXIV.pdf}XXV.pdf}
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    No Superstar Math this week
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Friday, May 11

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    First graders continue to work at the Creative Synthesis level of Bloom's Taxonomy in our Famous People Unit. The girls are using their completed research to publish a piece of writing about their choice of a famous person who they think would make a good principal.
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    {Earth Week XXIV.pdf}
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    For this past week of April 30th:
    First Grade:
    First graders are now workingcontinue to work at the
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    Bloom's Taxonomy as we continuein our Famous
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    research to writepublish a piece of writing about their
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    good principal. They are looking forward to publishing their work!
    Second Grade:
    We haveLast week we narrowed down
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    States! We discovered some similarities in the some of the clues and realized we hadhave now found some of the same informationthem in our own research. On Friday in class, we tried to narrow our focus with some ofMassachusetts. Our final research will involve figuring out their most challenging state clues.city or town. We know they have lighthouses, received a great deal of snow this winter and manufacture circuit boards. Next week we will use some more state clues created by our partner school to narrow down their location. We are also well intobe finishing up with our final
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    puns, oxymorons, anagramsanagrams, redundancies and redundancies!palindromes!
    Third Grade:
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    are working onto publish a writing piece to comparethey have completed which compares the setting
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    the characters. Next week we'll begin to read some mysteries which can be solved using forensic evidence!
    Fourth Grade:
    NowThen kids had a good time adding to their knowledge of legacy at the Michener Museum on Thursday and even came home with some great self-portraits! Now that ourtheir research is
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    fourth graders have begunare working on the Creative
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    Malala Yousafzai, Theodore Roosevelt,Henry Ford, Jacques Cousteau, Jane Goodall,
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    Shakespeare and Milton Bradley.Ruby Bridges.
    Fifth Grade:
    Fifth graders had a great field trip to Harold Beck and Sons last week. The employees there talked to us about their different careers. We spoke with a variety of engineers, and others who worked in areas such as Human Resources or Information Technology. The value of teamwork, the ability to solve problems and the importance of good communication skills to be successful in your job became very clear as we heard from different presenters.
    Many thanks to Mr. Carson for planning this informative and fun field trip! The fifth graders will be
    have been using some of the information they learned at Beck along with some ideas about transferrabletransferable skills they
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    kid-friendly resume. Next week we will have some fun designing business cards for our chosen careers!
    "Whether you think you can or think you can't- you are right." -Henry Ford
    Announcements, Resources, & Reminders: = =
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    Second Grade:
    Third Grade:
    Fourth Grade: Field Trip to James Michener Art Museum on Thursday, May 10th
    Fifth Grade:
    Here are a few great websites for all grades to try:
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    {Earth Week XXIII.pdf}XXIV.pdf}
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    No Superstar Math this week
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Friday, May 4

  1. page home edited ... We have narrowed down our partners to the Northeast region of the United States! We discovered…
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    We have narrowed down our partners to the Northeast region of the United States! We discovered some similarities in the some of the clues and realized we had found some of the same information in our own research. On Friday in class, we tried to narrow our focus with some of their most challenging state clues. We know they have lighthouses, received a great deal of snow this winter and manufacture circuit boards. Next week we will use some more state clues created by our partner school to narrow down their location. We are also well into our final text of the year- Punished. It is a fun read full of different types of figurative language. The kids are having fun finding examples of puns, oxymorons, anagrams and redundancies!
    Third Grade:
    Third graders spent time this week discussingare working on a writing piece to compare the last few chapterssetting of The Green Book.Book, Shine, with Earth. They finally discovered the author's twist which made the point of view of the narrator a bit challengingare attempting to figure out. Next week the kids will begin a writing piece to compare Shine and the Earth which will encourage others
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    read the text. This weektext by giving them glimpses into some of the kids also continued our unit on Heredity withmore dire events which may impact the creationsurvival of our Reebop offspring. Based on "inherited traits", the students built their baby Reebops. Next week we will compare our results with the probability of receiving certain traits from our Reebop parents.characters.
    Fourth Grade:
    This week FourthNow that our research is complete, fourth graders continued their research onhave begun the legacy topicCreative Synthesis component of their choice.Big 6 Research Projects on Legacy. They are using print and also beginning to use online sources to gather information and take organized notes. They also are learning how to cite various typescreating Google slide presentations on the legacies of sources correctlypeople such as they will need to give credit to the sources they use for their projects.Malala Yousafzai, Theodore Roosevelt, Jane Goodall, William Shakespeare and Milton Bradley.
    Fifth Grade:
    Fifth graders have now completed their career projects. We have heard fromhad a forensic biologist, computer programmer, neurosurgeon, occupational therapist, family therapist and mechanical engineer. Next week we will spend some time preparing for ourgreat field trip to Harold Beck &and Sons last week. The employees there talked to us about their different careers. We spoke with a variety of engineers, and beginothers who worked in areas such as Human Resources or Information Technology. The value of teamwork, the ability to thinksolve problems and the importance of good communication skills to be successful in your job became very clear as we heard from different presenters.
    Many thanks to Mr. Carson for planning this informative and fun field trip! The fifth graders will be using some of the information they learned at Beck along with some ideas
    about transferrable skills the kidsthey already possess that canto help them build a kid-friendly resume.
    "Whether you think you can or think you can't- you are right." -Henry Ford
    Announcements, Resources, & Reminders: = =
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    Field Trip rescheduled forto James Michener Art Museum on Thursday, May 10th
    Please send back revised permission slips if you have not already done so.

    Fifth Grade: Field Trip scheduled for Friday, April 27th.
    Here are a few great websites for all grades to try:
    Mensa for Kids
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    First graders were introduced to Superstar Math this week and did a great job discussing different problem solving strategies. They continue to workare now working at the EvaluationCreative Synthesis level of
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    are using multiple textstheir completed research to research details that show evidence how the person ofwrite about their choice shows three traits needed in order to beof a famous person who they think would make a good principal. From there, we will create a project at the Synthesis level of Bloom.They are looking forward to publishing their work!
    Second Grade:
    The boxWe have narrowed down our partners to the Northeast region of the United States! We discovered some similarities in the some of the clues and realized we had found some of the same information in our own research. On Friday in class, we tried to narrow our focus with some of their most challenging state clues. We know they have been waiting for has arrived!lighthouses, received a great deal of snow this winter and manufacture circuit boards. Next week we will begin researchinguse some more state clues created
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    partner school to begin to narrow down their location in the U.S.- starting with their region and then state.location. We haveare also begunwell into our final
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    The kids were first introduced to those roll-your-eyes-funny puns. Did you know that circus lions won't eat clowns because they taste funny? Have you heard about the dog that gave birth to her puppies on the sideare having fun finding examples of the roadpuns, oxymorons, anagrams and then was arrested for littering? Next week, we'll continue to read the text as our main character, Logan, goes on a hunt for oxymorons!redundancies!
    Third Grade:
    Third graders spent time this week discussing the last few chapters of The Green Book. They finally discovered the author's twist which made the point of view of the narrator a bit challenging to figure out. Next week the kids will begin a writing piece to compare Shine and the Earth which will encourage others to read the text. This week the kids also continued our unit on Heredity with the creation of our Reebop offspring. Based on "inherited traits", the students built their baby Reebops. Next week we will compare our results with the probability of receiving certain traits from our Reebop parents.
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